Couple’s pre-nuptial photoshoot in Colon, Carbon gets netizens attention

Immae Lachica 05/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A pre-nuptial photoshoot is getting the attention of netizens as it highlights the oldest street in the Philippines — Colon Street.  James Un and Aida Verga Villanueva, who are both educators, wanted to highlight…

Sex in exchange for high grades deal lands teacher in jail

Benjie B. Talisic 04/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines– A deal allegedly of sex in exchange for high grades between a male teacher and a 17-year-old male student landed the teacher in jail after he was caught inside the lodging house in Cebu…

Man with fake P200 bills nabbed in Colon Street

Benjie B. Talisic 04/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An 18-year-old man from Barangay Labangon was arrested in Colon Street after he used a fake P200 bill to pay a habal-habal (motorcycle-for-hire) driver for his fare on Sunday, April 7. Christian Misa of…

Greenwich targets millennial market as it opens its Colon branch

Marc Cosep 03/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There’s no place like home. And for Greenwich VisMin head Alexander Lim, opening a store in Colon St., in Cebu City means coming back home with a fresher take on their homegrown pizza.…

Drug seller arrested inside a pension house in Colon

Benjie B. Talisic 10/22/2018

A 40-year-old resident of Barangay Carreta, Cebu City was arrested in a buy-bust operation inside a pension house along Colon Street on Sunday evening (October 22). The arrested person was identified as Joseph Yap, who was caught…

Taiwanese firm eyes Colon Street as pilot area for improved traffic system

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/01/2018

A Taiwanese firm will conduct a pilot test on their intelligent traffic management system to see if such is suitable for Cebu City. Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of the council’s committee on transportation, said…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 11/27/2017

‘CLEARING COLON’ Netizens lauded Cebu City Hall’s Probe (Prevention Restoration Order Beautification Enhancement) team for clearing vendors out of the sidewalks of Colon Street on Monday. Reggie Romero Medida commented, “Mao na clay gadalag hugaw sa mga…

Small traders worried

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/23/2017

For as long as she knows, 34-year old Rosita Perin and her family have lived along Colon St. in Cebu City. It was where she grew up, got married and started her small business of selling “ukay-ukay”…

Free condoms at Colon Street

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/13/2017

ONE youth group and a militant youth party-list group marked Valentine’s Day eve by distributing free condoms at the heart of Cebu City’s downtown Colon Street yesterday afternoon. Chatch Calderon, coordinator of Youth for Sustainable Change (Y4SC)…

Why some of us are hungry

Fernando Fajardo 02/02/2017

Last Wednesday, I took my lunch at Robinson’s Fuente Osmeña Food Court. My main purpose was to eat chopsuey. All vegetables and no meat. That’s all I ordered. No rice either. For my health. I took the…

Former IBP-Cebu City chapter president passes on

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/15/2016

Former Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) – Cebu City Chapter president Alex Tolentino has passed away on Thursday afternoon after succumbing to colon cancer. Lawyer Earl Bonachita, who represented Tolentino when the late lawyer got involved…

City temporarily stops Colon night market

Inna Mejia 11/08/2016

The Cebu City government has temporarily stopped the dry-run for the night market on Colon Street. De facto city administrator Francisco “Bimbo” Fernandez said the city is not yet ready for it. “We are not yet ready…

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